Majority of Israelis supported Gaza operation

07.12.2012                      23.Kislew. 5773

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Majority of Israelis supported Gaza operation

Peace Index poll finds a majority of Israelis want a return to peace talks, but even larger number doubts their chances of success.

The majority of Israelis believe that last month's IDF operation in Gaza was justified, according to a Peace Index poll released on Thursday.
The poll, conducted by the Israel Democracy Institute and Tel Aviv University, shows that an overwhelming majority of Israelis (79 percent) said the government's decision to launch the operation was justified, including 84% of Jewish Israelis and 47% of Israeli Arabs….